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Partida v. U.S., Dept. of Justice (In re Partida)

Citation: 
9th Cir. BAP No. NV-14-1482-JuKuPa (May 27, 2015)
Ruling: 
Mandatory Victims Restitution Act (MVRA) overrides the operation of the automatic stay. MVRA provides that "[n]otwithstanding any other Federal law, ... [the United States may enforce a judgment imposing criminal fines] ...against all property or rights to property of the ...
Judge(s): 
JURY, KURTZ, and PAPPAS, Bankruptcy Judges.
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O'Dwyer, Jr. v. O'Dwyer (In the Matter of O'Dwyer, Jr.)

Citation: 
Fifth Circuit
Ruling: 
In an unpublished opinion, the Fifth Circuit ruled that an appeal of the Bankruptcy Court's order approving a sale of assets under 11 USC Section 363 was moot. The appellant had not obtained a stay pending appeal and the sale ...
Judge(s): 
Higginbotham, Davis and Southwick
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Bronitsky v. Bea (In re Bea)

Citation: 
9th Cir. BAP No. NC-14-1376-DKiTa (May 29, 2015)
Ruling: 
Chapter 13 Plan, which did not commence payment to creditors secured by personal property until month 7 of the plan, in order to allow Debtor's attorneys fees to be paid first, was properly confirmed where secured creditors did not object. ...
Judge(s): 
DUNN, KIRSCHER AND TAYLOR
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Villalon v. Burchard (In re Villalon)

Citation: 
Villalon v. Burchard (In re Villalon), Case No. 14-1414 (9th Cir. B.A.P. May 22, 2015) (unpublished).
Ruling: 
The bankruptcy court did not abuse its discretion in dismissing Debtor's chapter 13 case, as Debtor imposed prejudicial, unreasonable delay on a creditor and failed to make timely payments.
Judge(s): 
Kirscher, Taylor, and Dunn.
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Palm Finance Corp. v. Eberts (In re Eberts)

Citation: 
9th Cir. Case No. 13-55691 (May 26, 2015). Not for publication.
Ruling: 
Bankruptcy court properly concluded that parts of debt were not excepted from discharge under § 523(a)(4) or (6) and prejudgment interest on the nondischargeable amounts was properly calculated in accordance with federal and not state law. 9th Circuit held ...
Judge(s): 
Lipez, Wardlaw, and Murguia, Circuit Judges.
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